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Affordable Housing In Murfreesboro
Rutherford County, Tennessee

20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Murfreesboro

Tivoli Place

325 Warrior Dr
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

Northfield Ridge Apartments

2032 Empress Dr
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

107 Houston Drive

1107 Houston Dr
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

1410 - 1412 Sherrill

1410 Sherrill Blvd
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

911 Green Valley

911 Green Valley
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

Clearview Apartments

602 Old Salem Rd
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

Holly Park Apartments

2426 E Main St
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

Kings Crossing

1710 E Northfield Blvd
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

Murfreesboro Housing

604 S Hancock St
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Brookwood Terrace Apartments

2743 S Rutherford Blvd
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Murfreesboro

Housing Authority Programs
Murfreesboro Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher
Tennessee Housing Development Agency South Central Tennessee Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

There are 20 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,192 affordable apartments for rent in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Murfreesboro features 830 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

There are 1,362 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Murfreesboro.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Murfreesboro landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Murfreesboro.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Murfreesboro, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,022 and $1,250.

2020 Murfreesboro, Tennessee Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Fair Market Rent $898 $957 $1,136 $1,484 $1,822
Payment Standard Range $808 to $988 $861 to $1,053 $1,022 to $1,250 $1,336 to $1,632 $1,640 to $2,004

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Murfreesboro, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 2,192
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 830
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 48.2%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $51,094 ±$1,626
Median Rent $876 ±$16
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.18% ± 3.52pp
Total Population 117,983

Population and Household Demographics

Murfreesboro is a City in Rutherford County, Tennessee with a population of 117,983. There are 44,518 households in the city with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 48.2% of households in Murfreesboro are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Murfreesboro

The median gross income for households in Murfreesboro is $51,094 a year, or $4,258 a month. The median rent for the city is $876 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Murfreesboro, a household making less than $2,920 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.18% of households who rent are overburdened in Murfreesboro.1

Area Median Income In Murfreesboro

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Murfreesboro, the AMI is calculated from all households within Rutherford County.

In Murfreesboro, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,000

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Murfreesboro

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Murfreesboro

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,800 $19,200 $21,600 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $28,000 $32,000 $36,000 $40,000 $43,200 $46,400 $49,600 $52,800
80% of Median $44,800 $51,200 $57,600 $64,000 $69,150 $74,250 $79,400 $84,500